One Of The Best Places To Spot Elk In Minnesota Is The Beautiful Agassiz National Wildlife Refuge

If you’ve spent any time in Minnesota, you know that the Land of 10,000 Lakes is full of wildlife. Every region of the state is home to many species of mammals, birds, and even a few reptiles and amphibians. We’ve got it all, but some species are harder to spot than others. That’s certainly the case for elk, whose numbers in Minnesota have dwindled in the past century. However, they are on the rise, with three wild elk herds roaming northern Minnesota. If you’d like to spot one, head over to the Agassiz National Wildlife Refuge for one of the best chances. Not only will you see elk, but there are many other interesting animals here, too. Take a look:

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Have you been to the Agassiz National Wildlife Refuge? What did you think? If you enjoyed this article, you may also be interested in our write-up of Minnesota’s Sherburne National Wildlife Refuge.

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